Let It Go Friday

Don’t bring negative emotions into your weekend!

Happy Friday y’all! I hope you had a lovely week and you kept yourself safe! Thankfully, we made it through another long and grueling week and have the weekend to enjoy! I think our weekends should be spent recuperating from the week. Funny I say this when I agreed to work overtime this weekend, but it will only be for one of the days and won’t be too bad.

As our week winds down, it is time to let go of any negative feelings the week may have caused and enjoy what is always a couple short days away free to do what we please! I hope you will find the quote I am sharing today uplifting and it helps you let go of any unsettling or negative emotions! Sometimes in order to be the happiest we can be, we need to let go of those holding us back from happiness!

I hope whatever your plans are for the weekend, you will stay safe and relax! I also would love to read what your thoughts are about the quote I shared because what you think and feel matters to me! The reason I ask y’all to always stay safe is because I care about your well-being and value you for the person you are so please stay safe!!

Thank you so much for visiting my site today! I hope you have a wonderful Friday and a lovely weekend! Even though I am going to be working some this weekend, I will respond to all comments as quickly as I can. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Pick Me Up Thursday

Every long week requires a little inspiration!

Happy Friday Eve y’all! I hope your week has been good so far and just think there is only one more day before an amazing and relaxing weekend! Honestly, my week has been rather long and has included a lot of pain. I am not sure why the increase in pain, but I am doing the best I can dealing with it. I am thankful that I am able to work from home, which also means wearing comfortable clothes all day!

There is so much going on around the world and honestly, most of it isn’t all that positive. The news can be emotionally draining and while it is important to know what is going on, it is also best to try to distance ourselves from it as much as we possibly can. There is so much corruption within politics and hate spreads faster than wildfire, we need to be able to find a balance. This is one reason why I found the quote I am sharing so encouraging and I hope you will as well! My hope is that this quote will provide you with the pick me up you might need today!

No one ever said that life was easy because it can be very challenging. No matter what struggles we might face on a day to day basis, we need to know we are all strong enough to handle it. We do not have control over the way anyone else acts, but we can control how we act and the way we treat others. While it is important to treat everyone with respect and kindness, we need to never neglect ourselves either and understand the importance of treating ourselves with the same respect we give others. I am honestly learning trying to learn this because I have always put everyone else’s needs ahead of my own and end up neglecting what I need. We have all heard that old saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” right?

Thank you for visiting my site today! I am looking forward to reading your thoughts on what I shared today and promise to respond as quickly as I can! I hope you have a great day and PLEASE continue to stay safe! This virus does not seem to be giving up and is still causing harm to so many. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Let’s Begin the Week with positive thinking!

Happy Monday y’all! I hope your weekend was full of happiness, joy, and safety! Are you ready to start a new week that can be full of endless possibilities? Unfortunately, ready or not it is here. One of the most important things that I say to y’all in almost every post is, to please stay safe.

Sadly, it seems that the virus isn’t slowing down at all in the United States, but instead it is worse now than it was when this pandemic started. Wearing masks, hand washing, and social distancing is a need not a want! I am not sure why the safety practices seem to be difficult for some people. Let me just say, this virus is not a joke, a hoax, or anything other than determined to attack anyone. It doesn’t matter your age, race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, or even your political standings, this virus can cause horrible things for anyone and everyone! Please, do what is necessary to keep yourself and your family safe!

On a more positive note, of course, I have a great quote to begin your week! I hope you will find this quote motivating, it helps start your week off positive, and your week only gets better with each day! Everything we do during our days has an effect on someone and we want that to be a positive effect! Our actions should be valued and we should respect others always!

Thank you for visiting my site today! I hope you enjoyed the quote I shared and I look forward to reading your thoughts on it. I also hope you have a great and safe week. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday!

Another Monday to Shine Bright!

Happy Monday y’all! I hope you had a lovely and safe weekend! Are you ready to begin a new week with a positive mindset? I am not sure how many people actually love Monday mornings, but they are a fresh start and have endless possibilities! Believe in yourself and you can accomplish anything you set your mind to! Please just always keep your chin up and know you deserve the best life has to offer!

I think y’all know this about me already, but I think we should start the new week off with a motivating quote. I think there are some quotes that can really give us the start we need and then each day afterward will only get better! The quote I am sharing helps remind us how important courage is and the different ways courage can be beneficial to our daily lives. I would however love to have the chance to read your thoughts on it and I promise to respond as quickly as I can, which might be after 5:00 when I get out of work or I might be able to on my lunch break!

I know I say this is most if not all my posts, but please stay safe! Unfortunately, COVID-19 has not calmed down at all or even gotten a little better. I think things get even more dangerous every day because people are just tired of dealing with all the safely protocols, but a little extra work can be what keeps you safe. Please make sure when you are out of your house that you are wearing a mask, practicing social distancing, sanitizing everything, and wash your hands many times throughout the day.

Thank you so much for visiting my site today! I hope your week starts off great and gets even better each day that follows.Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Random thoughts Sunday!

As the weekend comes to an end…

Good evening y’all! How was your weekend? I hope you had a great and safe weekend! I will be honest, I did not do much over the weekend. I think y’all already know that I do my best to not leave the house because I am terrified of COVID-19 and unfortunately, the state I live in is not doing the best with new cases and deaths. I don’t even leave the house to go grocery shopping because hardly anyone wears a mask and NO ONE respects social distancing, which I find very irritating because I am HIGH RISK!

Considering I try not leaving the house, I have been ordering my groceries online and having them delivered. Last weekend, I did the same thing I always do with grocery shopping and had an awful experience. I try to never complain because the people doing the shopping for me are really doing me a favor and I would even say keep me safer. However, when I request to be contacted when the store does not have the product on my list in stock and not make substitutions on their own, that is what I expect. This always worked so well each of the four previous times I did the online ordering, but last weekend nothing went the way it was supposed to.

Even though last weekend did not go well, I ordered again online for delivery yesterday. The lady sent me a text when she started the shopping and when the store did not have what I requested and when she was done and on her way to my house. I thanked this lady, Norma many times. I even told her why I wasn’t going to stores. She told me she understood and that her mother has MS. I thanked her several times during the time she was shopping and she actually bought me a small flower arrangement. I was so shocked and wanted to share this with y’all. Norma restored my faith in good people in the south!

Honestly, I have spent several days wanting to write about something and couldn’t get the words out. It was driving me crazy because I had a few days without work and I wanted to be able to do what I enjoy doing, which is writing. I have been struggling with a few topics that have a lot of meaning to me, but that also comes with a terrible amount of anger. I have always been a kind, caring, and happy person and do not like being angry. What has been going on in the country I was born and raised in is terrible and very upsetting. Politics is frustrating and I know we all have our own opinions on it. It doesn’t matter if we are Republican or Democratic, what matters is fairness and treating people equally and with respect.

Something else that has been weighing heavily on my mind is this situation with Jeffrey Epstein (who is deceased) and Ghislaine Maxwell. The connections these awful people had are deep within the rich and powerful people of the world and that includes politicians. The awful things Epstein and Maxwell did to young girls was traumatizing and life-altering to them. NO child should ever see or experience what the young girls that were lured into Epstein’s circle did and anyone and everyone that was involved should pay the consequences to the fullest of the law. This is a very sensitive and difficult subject for me and it had caused me a lot of anger and sadness!

Normally, I hand write all my posts first and then type them. I know how insane that might sound, but it typically works for me. I feel more connected with what I am writing when I do it by hand, but I am doing this post by typing what I am thinking and not over thinking it like I tend to do, so I hope you can feel what I am writing as deeply as I do. I would really love to read your thoughts on this post and I promise to respond as quickly as I can.

I hope you enjoyed your weekend and you stayed safe! Have you ever noticed how long the work week can feel and then how short the weekends are? Granted I am enjoying my job and love that I get to work from home, especially considering COVID numbers are on a steady increase daily. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday!

Monday, gives us a brand new start!

Happy Monday y’all! I hope you had a lovely, safe, and relaxing weekend! I know I said I has several posts that I wanted to complete this weekend, but I was honestly so worn out I did not have the energy to provide you with the meaningful writing y’all deserve. I guess I didn’t realize how much working full-time took out of me, but hopefully this week will be easier and I can provide valuable content for y’all to read. I do have several ideas still!

At the beginning of each week, I think we all need a little motivation to get our week started on with an optimistic mindset. The quote I am sharing with y’all today means so much to me, probably because my stepfather has Parkinson’s. I know Michael J. Fox has battled this disease for many years. Truth is, I find how he handles his illness, family, and career extremely motivating and hope it this will provide you with that motivation needed to begin your week! You probably will not be surprised because y’all know I am a very emotional person, but this quote brought tears to my eyes.

I want y’all to know how much I appreciate you visiting my site today. I hope you found something great with the quote I shared and I look forward to your amazing comments. I promise to respond to all comments as quickly as I can. Again, I am sorry I did not share anything over the weekend as I had planned. Whatever you did over the weekend, I hope you remained safe. Unfortunately, COVID-19 numbers are not stabilizing, but increasing consistently. Where I live the numbers everyday are increasing in triple digits and there was the first pediatric case in the state I live in.

I know in each of my recent posts I keep encouraging you to stay safe and follow all safety measures with COVID, but I hope you know it is because I care and do not want you to contract this nasty virus. I also know I have made several ugly and snide remarks about the president, but that is because he is up for reelection and I do not agree with anything he says or does. I do not appreciate the way he has handled this deadly virus or the way he calls it the Chinese virus. I find his racists remarks and distasteful comments about human beings very wrong and just plain rude. I can not for the life of me understand how anyone with even one working brain cell can support this man, but I guess it is just because they agree with the racist aspects. In my eyes, we were all created equally and deserve to be treated with the same respect we expect from others.

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you have a wonderful and safe start to your week. My hope is to be more prepared with posting this week because I love having the opportunity to share beneficial content with y’all. I promise to not make political comments in all posts, but I can’t promise that I won’t encourage y’all to stay safe. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Let It Go Friday!

Let Go Of The Negative Energy!

Happy Friday y’all! I hope you had a wonderful week and you are looking forward to the weekend! I must say my first week with my new job went rather well. I think y’all knew I was a little nervous, but all those nerves were wasted on something that didn’t require any kind of worrying. How was your week? Are you continuing to stay safe from COVID-19? I do hope you are because unfortunately, this virus doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.

Regardless of how any given week goes, we always have those pesky little things that rubbed us the wrong way.

Even though my week went well with the new job, I had a couple issues that bothered me. As we approach the weekend, we should do so with happiness and positivity. There is no need for our upsetting moments to impose on the weekend we all deserve. I am hoping the quote I am sharing with y’all today will serve you well and help you to let go of anything that troubled you during the week, so you can enjoy your weekend!

I hope you have a great day and please stay safe!! Do you have anything planned for the weekend? My plans are going to be staying home and trying to work on somethings I wanted to write about. It isn’t easy to write in-depth posts I enjoy after getting up early and working 8 hours. I should have plenty of time this weekend because my husband will be working and I will have the weekend to myself!

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope the quote I shared helps you to let things go and have the relaxing and peaceful time you deserve! I know I say this in every post and sometimes multiple times, but please stay safe with whatever you do this weekend! I hope you never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Pick-Me-Up Thursday

Happy Friday eve y’all! I hope your week has gone well and your last day of the week is great! My week has been busy learning more about my new job and meeting some great new people through Skype and Zoom. The company I worked with previously in the mortgage industry was no where near as organized as my new company! It is amazing how much can change when things are organized and operate well!

I hope your week has been wonderful and safe. Unfortunately, the COVID numbers are still on the rise, well at least they are in the United States. Y’all already know I blame the COVID increase and deaths on one person and hopefully that will change sooner than later. Maybe I am wrong, but I think the only way a company or country can be successful is with a strong leader. Nothing can ever be strong and helpful if the leadership isn’t available!

Now that we have almost made it to the weekend, I want share with you a quote that I hope will serve as a pick me up for y’all! The days and weeks get longer, but I am pretty sure the weekends get shorter. Whatever you have planned for the weekend, please do what is necessary to keep yourself and your family safe!

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope the quote I shared gave you the pick me up we all need on Thursdays! I do look forward to reading your thoughts on the quote and I will respond as quickly as I can. I hope y’all have a lovely day and please stay safe! I hope you never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday!

Let’s make this week great!

Happy Monday y’all! I hope you had a wonderful and safe holiday weekend! I did spend most of the weekend getting ready for today when I start my new work from home job, but I will tell you all about my first day this evening. I am going to be working 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, but I am still making time for my blogging friends!

Today is the start to new week that is hopefully going to be the beginning of many great new and exciting things. I always think we need some extra motivation to make sure we begin the week off positively! I find the quote I am sharing with y’all incredibly true throughout the entire world. So much has not improved with equality and justice in the United States. I think the more we speak out against inequality and racial injustice, the more hope we can bring for those that need and deserve it!

I hope you have a great start to your week. Please whatever your day brings, stay safe and practice ALL protocols necessary. I really want y’all to never get this nasty and horrible virus! With this past weekend being a holiday weekend, it is sad how many people failed to practice social distancing. Therefore the COVID-19 numbers did increase, it honestly scares the hell out of me and keeps me from leaving the safety of my home.

Thank you so much for stopping by my site today! I appreciate your continued support and love reading your amazing comments, which I would love to know how you feel about the quote I shared today. Please stay tune for the post I do regarding my first day of work, after not being employed for a few months. I am truly excited because I do hate not working and having a schedule! I hope y’all never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, supportive, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Feelings that have built up

Beware in advance, I want y’all to know this post is the most personal I have written and extremely emotional. It is also rather long, but not as long as at least one another post.

Everyone’s life unfolds in unique and often challenging ways. No matter how things appear on the outside, no one has the “picture perfect” life. Our lives are full of happy times and hard times, which might not be equal. When someone experiences something that is painfully difficult and they somehow overcome those times, others may not know how in the world they overcame such tragic times and they never ask. How many times have we been asked in life if there was anything we would change? I can recall countless times, but my answer will never change. Anything that occurred in life that was hard, I feel that I am strong because of the hardest times in life and therefore would not change anything at all.

How would you respond if I were to ask you, what would you change in your life if you could? Sure, there are probably hard times you might wish you did not encounter. If those hard times never happened, would you still be the person you are today? Maybe you would, but maybe you wouldn’t. I say this because things I went through in life, I don’t know if I would be who I am if those things didn’t happen.

2020 has been a difficult year so far and we do not know when or if things will improve. I want to believe that what the United States has witnessed will open everyone’s eyes to the state of our nation. We have NOT had ANY leadership over the past three and a half years. We have watched what feels like the fall of a country that was supposed to be “strong”, “fair”, and “equal”. The entire world was exposed to COVID-19 and most other countries acted in a way that protected the citizens when the United States acted late which caused hundreds of thousands of people to unnecessary lose their lives. There is no way to know if the government had acted sooner, those lives lost could have been saved, and sadly that is what these individual’s families must live with.

Unfortunately, there are still way too many people that believe the lies the president says and tweets. These are the same people that follow their “leaders” example and fail to wear masks when out in public and seem to not understand what is meant by social distancing. I guess it makes sense because we all saw the president and the crowd on the 4th of July close together possibly spreading the virus to one another and yet somehow magically neither the president nor vice president seems to get the virus. Y’all already know that I am terrified of the virus and I do have a weakened immune system because of the medication I take for Multiple Sclerosis.

I will say that finally, several states have made masks when out in public mandatory. Those that fail to comply with wearing masks will be fined. I hardly leave the house these days but did go to the pharmacy on Friday. They had in huge sign in bold letters saying that all customers entering the store must wear a mask or they will be asked to leave immediately.

It has also been made painfully clear that the United States has enormous problems with racial injustice and police killing unarmed black people. I am not naïve enough or blind to the fact that not all American’s are treated equally and it makes me feel shame for the country.

All my life I have always treated everyone the same and never judged anyone based on anything besides the way they treated others. I appreciate the beauty in the differences others show and find those distinctions fascinating. I think if we were all exactly the same, this world would be rather boring and we would miss out on some incredible opportunities.

We are already more than halfway through 2020. The news has put a lot of focus onto either COVID-19, politics, police brutality or the latest with the Epstein insanity. For starters, the United States knew about COVID-19 on January 20, 2020, but did not act on it until March. That left about a month and a half for the virus to spread throughout the country. How many months did the president say this highly contagious and deadly virus was a hoax or not that serious? The answer is just simply way too many and it should have been taken seriously starting back in January.

I am sure my feelings are pretty clear throughout this entire post. I am ashamed of how the country I was born and raised in has behaved for the past three and a half years and honestly probably many more. It will not come as a shock to anyone, but I am not and never have been a fan of Donald Trump. I think the way he blames everyone else for what has gone wrong in the world, how he disrespects everyone that disagrees with him and the media for doing their job, the revolting names he calls others, the way he refers to other countries “shit holes”, the way he has absolutely has no respect for the country he represents or the people living there, and so much more than just repulsive. This man cares so much about his pole numbers that rapidly dwindling and of course, he is blaming the democrats, when truthfully it is his own fault.

I think y’all know I always try my best to be optimistic and believe that positive thoughts will lead to a positive outcome. I also know how incredibly negative this post might seem, but these feelings have built up for a while now. I want to apologize if anything I have written was offensive to you and hope you know that was never my intent. I am a very sensitive person so hearing about the countless people that are dying daily because of COVID-19 breaks my heart and tend to have me in tears. Of course, I do not know any of the people that lost their lives to this virus, but they meant something to someone else.

I also have never been a political person and found most if not all politicians to be dishonest. Trump and Pence have proven my views of dishonest politicians. It is hard for me to understand how anyone could know about how many people have died because of a virus and how it would not affect them. It will never make sense to me how anyone that represents a country and not care about the people. How they sleep soundly at night is a mystery to me.

Since the news first broke about Jeffrey Epstein in 2005 it has made me sick. I then read a book by one of my favorite authors, James Patterson wrote about Epstein which made my feelings even more intense. After Epstein was arrested I thought that justice had been made for his victims.

Of course, he ended up committing suicide while in prison which could be viewed as a good thing, but it was an easy and selfish way out for him and his victims did not get to testify and feel the closure they may have needed. The latest with the Epstein situation was his long-term confidant and associate a female was arrested. This woman helped find Epstein young girls to become another victim and she also participated. Any woman that is capable of doing this kind of harm to a young and innocent girl is vile and appalling and should feel shame for the ways they ruined the child’s youth.

I do realize this might have not been the most positive thing I have written, but this is how I feel. Again, I am sorry if I have offended anyone reading this and hope I did not discourage you from reading future things I write.

This post was very personal and full of raw emotions. I do appreciate you taking the time to read and I encourage you to leave a comment, which I will respond to as quickly as I can.

Y’all know I am starting my new full-time, work from home job tomorrow and I plan to continue blogging as much as I can. No matter how busy I get I will continue doing Motivational Monday, Pick Me Up Thursday and Let It Go Friday! Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, and many positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa